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210044.000200.1Prodoxus decipiens Riley, 1880 – Bogus Yucca Moth

Mark Dreiling - DNA
Field Marks:
See Moths of North Carolina.
Similar Species:
  • See Tegeticula yuccasella
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Prodoxus decipiens Riley, 1880
Taxonomic Notes: Prodoxus decipiens Riley, 1880 is elevated from synonymy of 0200 Prodoxus quinquepunctella (eastern form).
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall, S.P., J.B. Sullivan, J.W. Petranka, P. Backstrom, T. Howard, 2021 (accessed). The Moths of North Carolina [Internet]. Raleigh (NC): North Carolina Biodiversity Project and North Carolina State Parks. website
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Prodoxus decipiens
Jim McClarin
Prodoxus decipiens
Jim McClarin
Prodoxus decipiens
Randy Newman
Prodoxus decipiens
Steve Scott
Prodoxus decipiens
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